As we find ourselves in the third week of May, the excitement for the upcoming movies hitting the theatres and cinema screens is reaching its peak. With an array of highly anticipated releases lined up for the remaining days of this month, cinephiles have plenty to look forward to. From thrilling action adventures to heartfelt dramas and side-splitting comedies, May has something for every movie lover.
These nine upcoming films promise to ignite our imagination, transport us to new worlds, and leave us with unforgettable cinematic experiences. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the list of upcoming movies in May that continue to fuel our excitement as the month unfolds.
1. Kacchey Limbu
Kacchey Limbu is an original family drama film that showcases the creative brilliance of Shubham Yogi as both its writer and director. The narrative centers around the complex relationship between two siblings, Aditi (played by Radhika Madan) and Akash (portrayed by Rajat Barmecha). Aditi has always been obedient to her parents’ wishes, conforming to their desires without question. However, circumstances conspire to challenge Aditi’s passive approach, compelling her to embark on an independent venture. The catalyst for this transformation is her brother’s audacious proposition: he challenges her to create a cricket team from scratch. This unexpected dare ignites a spark within Aditi, pushing her to explore uncharted territory and take charge of her destiny.
With unwavering determination, Aditi sets out on a remarkable journey, rallying individuals from diverse backgrounds to join her newly-formed cricket team, aptly named “Kacche Limbu.” As the story unfolds, the anticipation builds as the time for the ultimate showdown between Aditi’s team and Akash’s team approaches. In this captivating tale of sibling rivalry and personal growth, Kacchey Limbu immerses viewers in a world where determination, resilience, and the pursuit of dreams intersect. As the story reaches its climax, the audience eagerly awaits the thrilling resolution, anxiously pondering the question: Who will emerge victorious – Aditi or Akash?
- Where to watch Kacchey Limbu – Jio Cinema
- Kacchey Limbu release date – May 19th
Agent, a Telugu spy action thriller, features a stellar cast including Akhil Akkineni, Mammootty, and Dino Morea in pivotal roles. Akhil Akkineni takes on the captivating character of Ramakrishna, also known as Ricky, the protagonist who operates as an agent. His mission takes him to Budapest, where he must thwart the nefarious leader of a dangerous crime syndicate.
As the plot unfolds, viewers are thrust into a world of relentless danger and suspense. Ricky faces life-threatening challenges and must navigate a web of deceit, betrayal, and treachery. The film delves into the intricate complexities of espionage and the immense personal sacrifices required of an agent. As the story hurtles towards its climax, viewers are left on the edge of their seats, anxiously wondering if Ricky will triumph against all odds and prevent the impending catastrophe.
- Where to watch Agent – Sony LIV
- Agent release date – May 19th
3. Kathaal: A Jackfruit Mystery
Produced by Guneet Monga’s Sikhya Entertainment and Balaji Telefilms, and helmed by first-time director Yashowardhan Mishra, “Kathal” brings together a talented ensemble cast. Leading the pack is the talented Sanya, joined by Anantvijay Joshi, Gurpal Singh, Neha Saraf, Vijay Raaz, and Rajpal Yadav, each adding their own flair to the narrative. The film centers around Mahima Basor, a young police officer assigned with the task of locating a pair of stolen jackfruits from an MLA’s residence in the fictional town of Moba. As Mahima delves into her investigation, the plot thickens, and the audience is taken on a thrilling ride. Vijay Raaz portrays Pateria, the politician who files the police report, while Rajpal Yadav embodies a determined journalist seeking to uncover the juicy details of the story.
“Kathal” weaves together a tapestry of humor, mystery, and intrigue as Mahima unravels the enigma surrounding the missing jackfruits. With each twist and turn, the film explores the depths of its characters’ motivations and uncovers the secrets lurking beneath the surface of Moba. Audiences will be on the edge of their seats as they accompany Mahima on her quest for the truth.
- Where to watch Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery – Netflix
- Kathal – A Jackfruit Mystery release date – May 19th
4. Maruthi Nagar Police Station
Maruthi Nagar Police Station is an enthralling crime thriller drama meticulously crafted by the talented Dayal Padmanabhan, serving as both writer and director. The movie features a compelling duo in Varalaxmi Sarathkumar and Arav, essaying the roles of Archana and B. Nedunchezian, dedicated police officers. The film’s gripping narrative unfolds within the confines of a single night at the Maruthi Nagar Police Station, lending the movie its apt title.
At the heart of this intriguing screenplay lies a group of four friends, united by their desire for justice in the face of their friend’s untimely demise. Determined to avenge the murder, they embark on a relentless quest for truth. As the plot thickens, the mystery surrounding the crime deepens, and the complexities of each character gradually unravel, heightening the suspense and thrill that permeates the movie. Maruthi Nagar Police Station is sure to captivate audiences with its thrilling narrative, leaving them eagerly guessing until the very end.
- Where to watch Maruthi Nagar Police Station – Aha
- Maruthi Nagar Police Station release date – May 19th
Aazam, an upcoming Indian Hindi-language film, is set to enthrall audiences with its gripping storyline. Written and directed by Shravan Tiwari, the movie features a talented cast including Jimmy Sheirgill, Abhimanyu Singh, Indraneil Sengupta, and Raza Murad. Produced by T B Patel, this crime thriller delves into the dark and intriguing world of the underworld.
The story of Aazam revolves around a powerful underworld gang that controls the city’s syndicate. At its core, the film explores the intense battle for succession within the mafia empire of Nawab Khan. As the plot unfolds, viewers will be drawn into a web of conspiracy, betrayal, and deceit, where every move carries high stakes. With its tense atmosphere and captivating narrative, Aazam promises to keep audiences on the edge of their seats. The film offers a glimpse into the inner workings of the criminal underworld, highlighting the complexities and power dynamics that drive this world of crime and corruption.
- Where to watch Aazam – Theatres
- Aazam release date – May 26th
Bhediya, one of the most awaited Bollywood movies was released in theatres on 26th November 2022. And, now, months after its theatrical release, the movie is expected to stream on Jio Cinema in the last week of May. Starring Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon in lead roles, the film enthralled audiences with its unique blend of horror and comedy. The movie revolves around an ordinary man whose life takes an unexpected turn when he is bitten by a wolf and transforms into a werewolf. The movie expertly weaves together elements of horror and comedy, taking viewers on a thrilling and humorous adventure.
Alongside Varun Dhawan and Kriti Sanon, the film boasts a talented ensemble cast, including Deepak Dobriyal and Abhishek Banerjee, who deliver stellar performances in pivotal roles. Directed by Amar Kaushik and written by Niren Bhatt, Bhediya is a part of Dinesh Vijan’s esteemed horror-comedy universe, which includes other successful films like Stree and Roohi. Bhediya promises to immerse the audience in a world where supernatural elements collide with rib-tickling humor. The film promises to entertain and captivate viewers with its gripping narrative, stunning visuals, and engaging performances.
- Where to watch Bhediya – Jio Cinema
- Bhediya release date – May 26th [Tentative]
7. 8 Am Metro
In the bustling city of Hyderabad, fate weaves its intricate tapestry as two individuals from different walks of life serendipitously encounter each other aboard a metro train. Despite being married to their respective partners, their hearts gradually intertwine through a series of chance meetings. What name can they give to this inexplicable connection that defies conventional definitions of love? How does the world perceive their unconventional bond? Join them on their exploratory journey into these uncharted territories.
- Where to watch 8 Am Metro – Theatres
- 8 Am Metro release date – May 19th
8. Jogira Sara Ra Ra
Jogira Sara Ra Ra is an eagerly awaited romantic comedy film. It boasts a talented team, with the screenplay penned by Ghalib Asad Bhopali and the direction helmed by Kushan Nandy. The film is jointly produced by Kiran Shroff and Naeem Siddiqui, ensuring a compelling cinematic experience for the audience.
Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Neha Sharma take center stage as the lead characters, infusing the film with their remarkable acting prowess. Accompanying them are Sanjay Mishra and Mahaakshay Chakraborty, who add depth and charm to the supporting cast.
With an enchanting blend of romance and comedy, Jogira Sara Ra Ra promises to captivate viewers with its heartwarming narrative. As the story unfolds, audiences will embark on a journey filled with endearing characters, unexpected twists, and a rollercoaster of emotions. The chemistry between the lead actors, Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Neha Sharma, is sure to leave viewers spellbound, while the stellar performances of Sanjay Mishra and Mahaakshay Chakraborty enhance the overall cinematic experience.
- Where to watch Jogira Sara Ra Ra – Theatres
- Jogira Sara Ra Ra release date – May 26th
9. Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai
Continuing his streak of impactful films following the super-successful Gulmohar, the esteemed Manoj Bajpayee returns with yet another compelling cinematic masterpiece – Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai. Directed by the talented Apoorv Singh Karki and produced by Zee Studios in collaboration with Bhanushali Studios, this courtroom drama is set to leave a lasting impression on audiences in 2023. Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai delves into the extraordinary journey of a regular session court lawyer [played by Manoj Bajpayee], whose unwavering commitment to the truth becomes a five-year-long battle against adversity. The story revolves around his relentless pursuit of justice for a group of young girls who have suffered at the hands of a self-proclaimed godman.
As the narrative unfolds, viewers witness the lawyer’s unwavering determination and unwavering spirit in the face of formidable challenges. He stands as a symbol of resilience, refusing to be deterred by the powerful and influential forces working against him. Through the lawyer’s struggles and triumphs, the film delves into themes of righteousness, the power of truth, and the fight against exploitation. With its thought-provoking storyline, stellar performances, and deft direction, Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai promises to leave audiences moved, inspired, and introspective. It stands as a testament to the power of an individual’s resolve to bring about positive change, ultimately reinforcing the belief that one person truly can make a difference.
- Where to watch Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai – Zee5
- Sirf Ek Bandaa Kaafi Hai release date – May 23th
Which ones are you most excited about? Tell us in the comments below.